Shishapangma, China

Prominence: 2897 m, 9504 ft

Elevation: 8027 meters, 26,335 feet

Approx. Isolation: 91.25 km, 56.7 mi
Alternate Name(s)Gosainthan; Shisha Pangma; 希夏邦马峰; Xixabangma Feng
SubpeaksShishapangma Central (8008 m/26,273 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 21' 18'' N; 85° 46' 44'' E
28.354954, 85.77887 (Dec Deg)
380326E 3137129N Zone 45 (UTM)

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Lists that contain Shishapangma:
     World 8000-meter Peaks (Rank #14)
     World 7200-meter Peaks (Rank #14)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #423)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1996-10 by Pere Rodés Muñoz (Unsuccessful)

View ascents of peak by registered members (5 total)

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Shisha Pangma is the lowest of the world's 8000 meter peaks, the last to be climbed, and the only one entirely within Tibet (and China).

The mountain was most recently in the news on October 5, 1999 when famed climber Alex Lowe was killed by a massive avalanche during a ski-mountaineering expedition to the peak.

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2897 m/9504 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2897 m/9504 ft
  Key Col: 5130 m/16,831 ft
Isolation91.25 km/56.7 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cho Oyu  (ESE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Himalaya
Range3: Central Nepal Himalaya
Range4: Xishapangma Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGanges
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
OwnershipLand: Qomolangma
First Ascent1964

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